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On Time by Joanne Kyger

Joanne Kyger, one of the Bay Area’s major poets, delivers a real treat of truly diverse work in her latest collection with City Lights On Time: Poems 2005-2014. Fittingly, it includes work chronologically, which the poet Cedar Sigo calls “exquisite … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Tender Buttons: The Corrected Centennial Edition

Tender Buttons: The Corrected Centennial Edition is hot off the press here at City Lights Publishers–the first and only edition of the modernist classic to incorporate Gertrude Stein’s own handwritten corrections. The book is edited by Seth Perlow and includes … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month — Hambone: Destination Out by Andrew Joron

Over at The Poetry Foundation’s blog Harriet, author of Trance Archive Andrew Joron discusses the editorial vision of noted poet, fiction writer, and essayist Nathaniel Mackey, has been editing the poetry magazine Hambone for over thirty years. “Hambone, Hambone, where … Continue reading

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Friday Staff Pick: Phillip Lamantia

Meadowlark West Phillip Lamantia  Meadowlark West is the final complete collection of poetry written by legendary surrealist and beat-era author, Philip Lamantia (1927-2005). It is, in many ways, his masterpiece. With its emphasis on Native American myths, ecology, and surrealism, … Continue reading

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